Engineer Reliability 3_Palmdale CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Essential Functions:

The applicant will perform a subset of the following RAM tasks:
Provide reliability, availability, and maintainability guidance and leadership/support to various IPTs, ensuring program requirements and performances are understood.

Develop, coordinate, and conduct technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts.
Develop reliability math models and allocations, Reliability Block Diagrams, Reliability and Maintainability ProgramPlans.
Perform parts derating, reliability parts count/stress and process grades analysis and reliability simulations.
Assess reliability data of fielded systems for the purpose of assessing and documenting RAM and Logistics metrics and reliability (cumulative and instantaneous) growth trends.
Perform reliability (MTBF, MTBCF, MTBUR, Ao, Am) analysis, maintainability and logistics (LRU, MTBM, MTTR, MDT, LDT, TAT) analysis, sparing analysis, and simulations which support military and industry standards.
Recommend design or test methods and statistical analysis (AMSAA Planning Model and Reliability Growth Curves, Bayesian, Weibayes, Monte Carlo, Exponential, Poisson, Binomial, Weibull, Duane, Crow-AMSAA, etc.) for achieving required levels of product and system reliability.
Compile and analyze performance reports and process statistics; investigate and analyze relevant variables potentially affecting reliability and maintainability.
Develop mathematical models to identify items posing excessive failure risks.
Propose changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or reliability processes.
Determine items requiring environmental testing and number of samples to obtain statistically valid data.
Develop FMECA to identify criticality levels based on failure rates and severity of the effects of failures.
Develop and perform Reliability and Maintainability Demonstrations, Fault Detection/Fault Isolation analysis, and Prognostic Health Management analysis.
Develop and execute ESS, ALT, and HALT plans and procedures and provide inputs from past experiences.
Lead FRACAS meetings, perform FRACAS data mining and trend analysis, failure analysis, corrective actions; developtechnical materials for presentation to the Failure Review Board, Problem Report and Resolution Board, and Ad Hoc PRRB.
Ensure that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and requirements.
Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned.

The applicant must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills and excellent ability to prepare and present briefings to senior program leadership.

The applicant must have excellent skills with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project).

Preferred experiences with multiple modeling tools, such as ReliaSoft/RELEX Toolset (Reliability, Maintainability, OpSim, FMECA, Fault Tree, FRACAS, RGA, and Weibull++), AMSAA Models, VMETRIC, RAPTOR, etc.), used for reliability and sparing analysis.

The applicant must be a self-starter, and work cooperatively with a variety of personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor'sDegree in a STEM field and at least5 years of engineering experience; 3 Years with Masters
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft products
  • Current Secret Clearance (with lastinvestigation completed within last 6 years)with ability to obtain SAP/SAR clearances

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years ofexperience with reliability and maintainability analysis.
  • Data Analysis background
  • Experience with multiple software analysis tools such as Relex and Reliasoft. Prior Military Experience
  • Current Top Secret Clearance (with last investigation completed within last 6 years) with ability to obtain SAP/SAR clearances

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